5,000 people join ASEAN landmark lighting rite

5,000 people join ASEAN landmark lighting rite

DAGUPAN CITY, Aug. 8 — Some 5,000 students and teachers joined the Landmark Lantern Lighting at the Dagupan City Plaza at 7:00 p.m. today marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on August 8, 1967. Mayor...
Grand parade showcases diverse cultures of ASEAN countries

Grand parade showcases diverse cultures of ASEAN countries

The activity was highlighted by regional dances which showcased the various cultures of the ASEAN member countries. Marching bands also participated to add fanfare to the event. Furthermore, a giant ASEAN float was paraded depicting the national costumes of the ASEAN...
Lantern lighting to kick off ASEAN Bicol Summit

Lantern lighting to kick off ASEAN Bicol Summit

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 8 — Thousands of Bicolanos are all set to participate in the historic landmark lantern lighting, marking the golden founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Tuesday. Louisa Pastor, Department of Interior and Local...
ASEAN economic integration to drive inclusive growth

ASEAN economic integration to drive inclusive growth

MANILA, Aug. 8 — Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states have vowed to promote their economic integration agenda which can drive inclusive growth and reduce development gaps in the region. “We will continue our initiatives to provide greater...